10/20/2011 5:43 PM - JACKSONVILLE – The ArenaBowl XXIV Champion Jacksonville Sharks announced Thursday that another key member of the team’s championship secondary will return next season. WR/DB Terrance Smith has been assigned to the team for 2012 for what will be his second season with the Sharks and in the Arena Football League.
The 24-year-old Smith (6’2, 195) played in 16 games during the 2011 regular season, finishing tied for second on the team with six interceptions. Smith proved to be dangerous with the ball in his hands, returning two of those interceptions for touchdowns. The only Shark to record multiple “pick-sixes” in 2011, Smith returned a fumble for a touchdown as well.
Smith finished the year with 65.5 total tackles and 51 solo tackles, ranking third on the team in both categories. He added 16.5 tackles and tied for the team lead with seven pass breakups in the Sharks’ three playoff games.
Before coming to Jacksonville, Smith played wide receiver at South Carolina State, where he caught 40 passes for 542 yards and four touchdowns as a senior in 2009. He also spent time with the Green Bay Packers prior to the 2010 NFL season. Smith is a native of Aiken, SC.
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2012 season are now available, two tickets as low as $135. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance.